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-mails. martha raddatz has the story. >> reporter: when general david petraeus granted paula broadwell exclusive and extraordinary access to pep his biography, he likely never imagined it would lead to his downfall. but tonight, his reputation is sullied. the fbi is under scrutiny, and agents have descended on broadwell's home to gather more material, material broadwell is now willingly providing them in this increasingly strange scandal. the affair first came to light this summer as part of an fbi investigation prompted by a complaint from this woman, jill kelly. a private citizen and military supporter who had befriended petraeus and his wife, holly. kelly received harassing e-mails from an anonymous account, and took them to a friend at the fbi in may or june. the bureau obtained a court order and electronically traced the account to petraeus' biographer. broadwell eventually turned her computer over to the fbi where they were stunned to discover hundreds, if not thousands of e-mails, some salacious, between petraeus and broadwell. >> the fbi, that's why they call it a preliminary investigati
investigation into the activities of petraeus' biographer, paula broadwell. the bureau had become concerned with what they called strange activity on the internet by broadwell and that she had also possibly sent e-mails about petraeus to others. >> obviously they trusted me, so, i was able to get a lot of great access. >> reporter: earlier this year, broadwell talked on c-span about her professional relationship with petraeus. >> he put duty in our country and service to the nation above his family. so, i almost consider that a strength and a weakness, you know, as a working mother and wife, my husband works really hard, too, and it's hard to find balance. >> reporter: today, in a statement, the president praised petraeus' dedication and patriotism and said his thoughts and prayers are with dave and holly petraeus. >> he has spent a lot of time away from home and family under a great deal of stress and, you know, if this shows anything, it shows that david petraeus, after all, is human. >> reporter: petraeus was, in many respects, the public face of the wars. the highly decorated general, o
the fbi, which traced those e-mails back to the computer of paula broadwell, where they discovered the evidence of broadwell's affair with petraeus. broadwell, seen tonight at her brother's home in washington, sipping wine and having dinner, admitted her affair with petraeus but has not commented on her e-mails she allegedly sent to the other woman, jill kelly. there is more, abc news learned that general allen received an anonymous e-mail traced to broadwell, claiming jill kelly was a seductress. a further look by the fbi into kelly's e-mails revealed hundreds between kelly and allen. 20,000 to 30,000 pages of communication in all. secretary of defense leon panetta put general allen's promotion to nato supreme commander on hold and ordered a full investigation of the allen/kelly relationship. >> today, the secretary directed the matter be referred to the inspector general of the department of defense for investigation. >> reporter: jill kelly spent the day at her home in tampa not answering questions. in the background, a television could be seen with news coverage of the payton p
got some harassing e-mails. meanwhile, in washington, paula broadwell, petraeus' former mistress, who allegedly sent the e-mails to kelley, remained in hiding at her brother's home. today, the fbi said she illegally had classified material at her home in north carolina, though no charges have been filed. jill kelley also remains at her home in tampa. her access to centcom revoked. this afternoon at the white house, president obama finally weighed in on this scandal, declared that no breach of national security occurred and spoke with sadness of the fall of david petraeus. >> general petraeus had an extraordinary career. he served this country with great distinction and my main hope right now is that he and his family are able to move on and that this ends up being a single side note on what has otherwise been an extraordinary career. >> reporter: but the real takeaway from the white house today? there's nothing like a re-election to give the president a jolt of confidence. >> i've got a mandate to help middle class families and families that are working hard to try to get in the middl
with military brass in tampa. she called the fbi, which traced those e-mails back to the computer of paula broadwell, where they discovered the evidence of broadwell's affair with petraeus. broadwell seen at her brother's home in washington sipping wine and having dinner has the admitted her affair with petraeus but has not commented on e-mails she allegedly sent to the other woman, jill kelly. there is more, abc news learned that general allen received an anonymous e-mail traced to broadwell, claiming jill kelly was a seductress. a further look, 20,000,0 to 30,0 pages of communication. secretary of defense leon panetta put general allen's promotion to supreme commander on hold and ordered an investigation. >> to date secretary directed the matter -- >> reporter: jill kelly spent the day at her home in tampa not answering questions. in the background, a tell vgs could be seen with coverage of the peyton place like military scandal that focus add tension on who she is and how she ended up in the middle of it all. the license plate on kelly's mercedes-benz, shows she is honorary counsel for
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